While the weather is still nice in Oklahoma, grab a blanket, pack a lunch and head outdoors to enjoy a beautiful picnic with your friends and family. We picked some of the top spots around the state, so all you have to worry about is what kind of wine and cheese to bring. Here are our top 10 choices:
1. Talimena Scenic Drive, Talihina
The stunning Talimena Scenic Drive has many options for a beautiful picnic. Along the 54-mile drive you can choose from several picnic benches or throw a blanket down on a soft patch of grass while admiring the spectacular views.
2. Centennial Park, Tulsa
Locals love to visit Centennial Park near downtown Tulsa for a little piece of tranquility in the city. The fountains and water provide the perfect backdrop for an afternoon picnic.
3. Medicine Creek, Medicine Park
The beautiful Medicine Creek runs through Medicine Park and offers beautiful views of the Wichita Mountains. It is the ideal place for a picnic outside the city.
4. Myriad Botanical Gardens, Oklahoma City
The capital city is full of hustle and bustle, but it's hard to hear when enjoying the solitude within the Myriad Botanical Gardens. It is the perfect place for an enjoyable picnic in Oklahoma City.
5. Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Sulphur
Spend the afternoon enjoying the beauty of Chickasaw National Recreation Area, while the sounds of flowing water add to your pleasant picnic. Bring your swimming suit because you might want to take a dip after lunch.
6. Roman Nose State Park, Watonga
Within Roman Nose Park are several great spots for a hidden away picnic. It might take a little bit of a trek, but the effort will be worth it once you see the views.
7. Osage Hills State Park, Pawhuska
The peaceful waters within Osage Hills provide the perfect backdrop for a picnic. Enjoy the great outdoors basking in the sun, take a hike or go fishing after your delightful picnic.
8. Lake Texoma, Oklahoma
The largest lake in Oklahoma provides many picturesque spots for a picnic by the lake. This beautiful lake offers all the lake activities for a fun filled day picnicking by the water.
9. Guthrie Green, Tulsa
Guthrie Green is the perfect spot to go for a downtown picnic. There's tons of space to throw down a blanket and enjoy the live entertainment you're likely to encounter at this Tulsa hot spot.
10. Lake Hefner, Oklahoma City
One of the most beautiful spots to catch a gorgeous sunset is on Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City. With miles of paths and plenty of benches around the lake, you can find the perfect spot for an evening picnic at sunset.